Computer crime, cybercrime, e-crime, hi-tech crime or electronic crime generally refers to criminal activity where a computer or network is the source, tool, or target of a crime. Although computer crime and cybercrime are more properly restricted to describing criminal activity in which the computer or network is a necessary part of the crime, they are also used to include crimes like fraud, theft, blackmail, forgery, and embezzlement, in which computers, information technology or networks is used.
A computer is an excellent device for record keeping, particularly given the power to encode the data and can be used as a source of evidence. This evidence can be obtained and decoded, which can be used by the criminal investigators with the technical help provided by Computer Forensics Services.
Computer Forensics Services makes use of analytical and investigative techniques to identify, collect, examine and preserve evidence or information that is magnetically stored or encoded against such crimes. A forensic investigation by Computer Forensics Services can be initiated as part of criminal investigation, or civil litigation, through the sophisticated digital forensic techniques.
Computer Forensics Services like Data Triage Technologies provides digital evidence when data has been lost in the instances like:
Investigation by Computer Forensics Services offers to:
- Secure the system from tampering
- Generate a copy of hard drive
- Identify and recover files deleted
- Access or copy the hidden files
- Retrieve the protected and temporary files
- Generate data from the residue of deleted files
- Analyze data/settings concerned
- Identify installed applications/programs
- Assess the system
- Discover electronic evidence of the user activity
At Data Triage Technologies, the computer forensics experts identify, preserve and analyze potentially discoverable electronic evidence, while maintaining a cost effective approach throughout the process to support ongoing investigation. Their digital interrogation techniques ensure that computers “talk” for discovery purposes. Computers don’t lie, but it takes an expert to uncover the truth.
Author: Meshaal McLean
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